Valencia is very conducive to expatriation. It not offers not only a wide range of accommodation options but also a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Valencia is one of the major Spanish cities, with some 786,189 inhabitants in 2015. Located in the east of the country, Valencia is very conducive to expatriation due to the numerous opportunities it offers to foreigners. It also attracts thousands of tourists from across the globe for its historical and cultural heritage. Hence, if you wish to settle and work in Valencia, finding accommodation will definitely be one of your priorities. It should not be difficult given that the city has a wide range of accommodation for all tastes.
Valencia is divided into several districts, namely Ciutat Vella, Eixample, Levante, Extramurs, Saïdia, Algiros, Benimaclet, Pobles del Nord, Pobles del Sud, among others. These districts are in turn divided into several neighborhoods consisting of commercial, industrial and residential areas. Among these, you will find Xerea, El Carmen, El Mercat and Seu which are in the city center, as well as La Roqueta, El Cavari Sant Isidre, El Grau, which are found in the outskirts.
Benimaclet Ciutat Arts i Ciències, Eixample, El Carmen, El Grao, El Saler, Oliveret are Valencia's most popular neighborhoods. Benimaclet Jesus and El Carmen are rather cultural and historical regions. Benimaclet, in fact, demonstrates a warm village-like atmosphere and a hospitable population. El Carmen and Jesus, on the other hand, host lots of green spaces, restaurants and bars, as well as supermarkets and small shops. Jesus, for its part, is famous for its historical sites, its central market, as well as for its peaceful environment.
In Oliveret, you can enjoy huge gardens along with modern and developed infrastructure, just like in Sidon, which is quite close to the city center. Eixample is another very lively area with a big shopping mall and leisure activities for all ages. You can as well discover futuristic spaces, museums, theaters, and an aquarium at Ciències Ciutat Arts.
El Grao, El Saler, Malvarrosa Beach and Patacona Beach are coastal neighborhoods holding a relaxed atmosphere around beautiful natural beaches. You are likely to find villas and vacation homes there. Nightlife lovers and clubbers will be delighted with their bars, restaurants, pubs and nightclubs.
You can check out accommodation offers on the internet and in classified ads in local newspapers. Studios, apartments and houses are available for rent in the different Valencian neighborhoods. Rent prices, of course, vary according to the neighborhoods, types of housing and comfort level.
Hence, to rent a two-bedroom apartment, you will need between 300 and 500 euros per month. For a three-bedroom apartment, you will need up to 800 euros per month. At the same time, accommodation remains quite afforable in coastal areas as well.
As regards room or flat sharing, rent generally starts as from 130 euros per month, reaching up to 300 euros.